“Don’t move. Don’t breathe. And especially, don’t try to take any pictures!” the guide admonished my friends. I was in South Africa for a conference and we all had the opportunity to go on game drives. This was an amazing trip! One of the groups that had gone out on […]
Have you ever wonder how the early Christians really felt about having the man who had spent so much time persecuting them in their midst? How often did they think that Saul’s conversion was just a ploy to get access to their leaders? Was distrust the reason he spent all […]
by Cynthia Herron Published by Mountain Brook Ink Genres: Christian Fiction, Clean Romance What do you think of when you hear “debut author” or “debut book”? I have to confess that my thoughts have changed this year. I used to think a debut novel meant that it might be okay […]
It’s crazy to think about how many Christmas stories I’ve already read since July! I do enjoy Christmas novellas. They are just the right length to allow me to get into the story, to be well-developed enough to make it believable and to make the characters relatable, and not so […]
To prepare you for this book, I want to share a brief portion of the description of a luckenbooth. While it is not necessary for understanding the novellas, this additional insight is interesting to me and so I thought it might pique your interest as well. The enduring appeal of […]
I was excited to have my wait for The Reluctant Warrior come to an end. When I finished The Accidental Guardian I knew I wanted to read the rest of this series. Fortunately, the wait between stories was not too long. The saga of the Sierras continues with all my favorite characters […]
As the shore faded away in the distance, I remembered a very important detail. I get seasick. Having not been on many boats in my life, it is easy to see why I would forget this important detail. The interesting thing about this is that if I can see land, […]
“These are like steak brownies!”
It is the strangest compliment I’ve ever gotten on my baking, but in some ways, one of the nicest.
I appreciate how from the very start I was pulled into the world of Mountain Home, Colorado, 1887. That is, after all, one of the reasons I read historical novels.
Six adults join forces to travel to California by wagon. Each has a different goal in mind in this short historical novel. Cynthia’s journaling is used to share many details of the trek, though many of the characters lend their voice in describing the journey. Other than the diary […]